– Historión: “The Plot from Solitary“. How four alleged leaders of rival gangs launched a hunger strike 30,000 strong. Was the prison system that corralled them not strong enough, or is solitary confinement an impossible idea?

– Y hay que leer esto: “The Murders Before the Marathon“. Waltham, September 11, 2011: Three men, throats slit, cash and drugs left on the bodies. Two years later, two dead suspects: Tamerlan Tsarnaev, and a friend who the FBI says was about to confess. One haunting question: Could solving this case have prevented the Boston Marathon bombings? Vía Manel Gozalbo. (ojo, hay un par de fotos duras).

– “Comrades say Marine heroism tale of Iraq veteran was untrue“”. La historia de Rafael Peralta. Vía Beatriz Hoya.

– Una sorprendente: “Greetings from Gitmo: “Disabled vets beat their trauma at the unfriendliest place on Earth”. vía Beatriz también.

– Dos buenísimas de ciencia: “How the Cold War Created Astrobiology“. Life, death, and Sputnik. Vía Jorge Galindo.

– Y “How Two Pigeons Helped Scientists Confirm the Big Bang Theory“. For decades, astronomers had debated how the universe began. Then, in 1964, they had their “Eureka!” moment.

– Timothy Synder: “Ukraine: The Haze of Propaganda“.

– José Álvarez Junco: “Historia y mito“. Vía Javier Solana.

– “The Facebook Comment That Ruined a Life” . Justin Carter’s violent threat on Facebook lands him in jail, and limbo”.

– “One-Percent Jokes and Plutocrats in Drag: What I Saw When I Crashed a Wall Street Secret Society“.

– “Sexual Assault at God’s Harvard“. Patrick Henry College was supposed to be a safe place. For these young women, it wasn’t.”

– “The first marathon runner wasn’t Greek, he was Jewish” (Plus: the Jewish Runner Hall of Fame).

Buen domingo a todos!